2016 Child and Adult Health Care Quality Measures

data.medicaid.gov | Last Updated 25 Oct 2018

Performance rates on frequently reported health care quality measures in the CMS Medicaid/CHIP Child and Adult Core Sets, for FFY 2016 reporting. Source: Mathematica analysis of MACPro and Form CMS-416 reports for the FFY 2016 reporting cycle. For more information, see the <a href="https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/quality-of-care/performance-measurement/child-core-set/index.html">Children's Health Care Quality Measures</a> and <a href="https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/quality-of-care/performance-measurement/adult-core-set/index.html">Adult Health Care Quality Measures</a> webpages.

Tags: quality measures, core sets, performance rates

This dataset has the following 17 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
StatestatetextFull state name. The term state includes the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
DomaindomaintextDomain of care assessed by the measure.
Reporting Programreporting_programtextCore Set (Child Core Set or Adult Core Set) for which the state reported the measure.
Measure Namemeasure_nametextFull name of the Core Set measure.
Measure Abbreviationmeasure_abbreviationtextAbbreviation used to identify the Core Set measure.
Rate Definitionmeasure_descriptiontextDescription of the reported rate; Core Set measures may include multiple reported rates.
FFYffynumberFederal Fiscal Year reporting period.
PopulationpopulationtextPopulation included in the data for the measure. Populations can include Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicaid-Medicare Dual Eligibles.
MethodologymethodologytextMethod the state used to calculate the measure. Methods can include Administrative, Hybrid, and Electronic Health Records.
State Ratestate_ratenumberPerformance rate reported by the state for the reporting period.
Number of States Reportingnumber_of_states_reportingnumberNumber of states that reported the rate using Core Set specifications for the reporting period.
MedianmediannumberThe median value for states that reported the rate using Core Set specifications for the reporting period. When states reported more than one rate for a measure, the rate for the larger measure eligible population was used in calculating the median.
Bottom Quartilebottom_quartilenumberThe rate that marks the bottom quartile for states that reported the rate using Core Set specifications for the reporting period. About 25 percent of reported rates are below the bottom quartile value.
Top Quartiletop_quartilenumberThe rate that marks the top quartile for states that reported the rate using Core Set specifications for the reporting period. About 25 percent of reported rates are above the top quartile value.
NotesnotestextDefintions of non-numeric values (NR and #) reported in the State Rate field.
SourcesourcetextDescription of the source for the Core Set measure data.
LocationlocationlocationLatitude and Longitude coordinates for the state's centerpoint as defined by Medicaid.gov.